The Wokingham United Charities

The Wokingham United Charities helps people in need who live in the civil parishes of Wokingham, Wokingham Without, St Nicholas Hurst, Ruscombe and Finchampstead.

The charity can accept grant applications for individuals living in these areas for up to £500 from a professional referrer, such as a social worker, teacher, health visitor or housing officer.

Grants are given for essential items such as furniture and white goods.

Last updated on 4 June 2020

Who is eligible?

People in need who live in the civil parishes of Wokingham, Wokingham Without, St Nicholas Hurst, Ruscombe and Finchampstead. To check if you live within our area of benefit, enter your postcode into mapit.mysociety.org. This will show the civil parish of your accommodation.

In addition, the individual must:

  • Live in permanent accommodation or be about to move into permanent/emergency accommodation
  • Be a UK citizen or have been granted indefinite leave to remain in the UK

What the charity can't help with

The charity is unable to:

  • Fund items that are the obligation of the state or local authority
  • Fund general living expenses
  • Pay off debts.

How to apply?

The charity does not accept applications from individuals in need.  The application should be made by a professional referrer, such as social worker, teacher, health visitor, housing officer.

Professionals can download an application form on the Wokingham United Charities website

If you are unable to download an application form, please contact our Grants Committee by email: grants@wokinghamunitedcharities.org.uk

The trustees meet ten times a year to consider applications.

Other information

The charity also gives grants to organisations and runs almshouses for people in need who live in Wokingham.

Contact details

Wokingham Unitied Charities,
c/o Westende, London Road
Wokingham
Berkshire
RG40 1YA
Email: grants@wokinghamunitedcharities.org
Web: https://wokinghamunitedcharities.org.uk/grants/grants.htm

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